The wine growing city of Bad Dürkheim will offer a special shopping night from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday when the center of town will be immersed in special lights.
Light cones, glowing snails and fantasy figures in changing colors will decorate the streets around Römerplatz and Stadtplatz.
About 70 stores will be open late, and about 20 local vintners will present their wines in some of the stores. Local caterers will serve food specialties on Stadt- and Römerplatz.
The fire artists group Inferno will have three shows, presenting their skills and fire effects on the stage on Stadtplatz. Fantasy figures from the group Lumianer will walk on stilts through the streets dressed in noble costumes.
Guided tours by historical characters in original costumes will take visitors on a journey through time. The tour guides will tell stories about rulers, murderers, intrigues, war, peace and wine. Meeting point for the free tours will be the stone circle between Stadt- and Römerplatz at 7:10 and 8:10 a.m.
The group Afro Tam Tam will present a percussion show at Obermarkt.